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noun plural but singular or plural in construction eco·nom·ics \ˌe-kə-ˈnä-miks, ˌē-kə-\

: a science concerned with the process or system by which goods and services are produced, sold, and bought

: the part of something that relates to money

Full Definition of ECONOMICS

a :  a social science concerned chiefly with description and analysis of the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services
b :  economic theory, principles, or practices <sound economics>
:  economic aspect or significance <the economics of building a new stadium>
:  economic conditions <current economics>

First Known Use of ECONOMICS


Other Economics Terms

actuary, compound interest, globalization, indemnity, portfolio, rentier, stagflation, usurer

Rhymes with ECONOMICS

ECONOMICS Defined for Kids


noun plural eco·nom·ics \ˌe-kə-ˈnä-miks, ˌē-\

Definition of ECONOMICS for Kids

:  the science concerned with the making, selling, and using of goods and services Hint:Economics can be used as a singular or a plural in writing and speaking.
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